Graves & Saint-Emilion wine tour : The Great Escape

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Wine tasting Bordeaux couldn’t be better than our Graves and Saint-Emilion tour, which is truly the ultimate French lifestyle experience. In just one day you’ll discover the richness, and remarkable diversity of Bordeaux wines. First you’ll visit a prestigious winery in the Graves area, followed by a picnic lunch amongst the vineyards, where you’ll be savoring Chateau wines under the warm south west sun! The wine tour finishes on a high note in Saint-Emilion, an official UNESCO World Heritage Site, where you’ll taste several world-renowned red wines as well as the local sparkling variety known as crémant. We can guarantee that by the end of your journey with us, you’ll know all there is to know about Bordeaux wines. An exclusive tour that will not disappoint to impress your taste buds and give you a real sense of life in France. For those of you who want also to discover the local white wines, that’s a tour for you!

Please let us know if you have any diatery requirements at least 48 hours prior the tour. The picninc is mostly composed with local cheeses, cured meats and salad.

Tour only available from April to October. During winter season we run this tour only! (private tours on request)


9:00 a.m. Meet your guide in front of the Bordeaux Office du Tourisme at 12 cours du 30 Juillet.
9:15 a.m. En route to the Graves vineyards.
10:00 a.m. Visit of a Graves prestigous winery, wine tasting of the château’s red and white wines.
11:40 a.m. Tour of a family-owned vineyard in Loupiac, Cérons or Entre- deux-mers wine region; picnic lunch in the vineyards with the winery’s delicious wines.
2:00 p.m. Departure to the Saint-Emilion vineyards via the sumptuous landscapes of Entre-Deux-Mers, considered as Bordeaux’s ‘little Tuscany’.
3:00 p.m. Tasting of the local sparkling wine, the Crémant, in a magical spot located in the medieval town of Saint Emilion
3:30 p.m. A short guided walking tour in the charming village of Saint-Emilion.
5:00 p.m Tour of a family-owned wine estate in the Pomerol or Saint-Emilion appellation. You’ll be welcomed by a family member who will take for a private tour and tasting.
6:45 p.m. Back to the Office de Tourisme de Bordeaux

Partner wineries : Château Carbonnieux, Château Dauphiné Rondillon, Château de Cerons, Les Cordeliers, Château Reignac, Château Coutet and Château du Tailhas (depending availibilities)


lieu-de-depart MEETING POINT Bordeaux Office de Tourisme
duree DURATION 9.5hrs
vehicule TRANSPORTATION Brand new 8 seater minivan
distance DISTANCE around 180kms
nbre-de-personnes NUMBER OF PERSONS 8 people max.
langue LANGUAGE English/French
visite VISIT/TASTING 3 visits and up to 10 tastings!!! (red, wine and sparkling wines)
tenue_vestimentaire CLOTHING Comfortable footwear
food FOOD Traditional French picnic at the chateau



More than 7 days before the day of the tour: no cancellation fee. Less than 7 days before the day of the tour or no-show: 100% of the cost of the tour. The minimum number of people for each tour is 2. We reserve the right to cancel the tour 48 hours before departure if the minimum number of 2 people is not met and you will receive a full refund.

Tourist Office of Bordeaux

12 cours du XXX Juillet
33000 Bordeaux